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Celebrating Chinese New Year

Ann Heinrichs (author) Benrei Huang (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854604

The Chinese New Year is a time to celebrate renewal and fresh beginnings. In America, this holiday has become an important and exciting cultural tradition. Lively illustrations and informative text teach readers about the history and pastimes associated with the Chinese New Year, as well as what they can do to commemorate the day. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Birthday Traditions Around the World

Ann Ingalls (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851030

Explores global traditions surrounding birthdays, including cake, parties, and decorations. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

South Korea

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624969270

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of South Korea. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry.

Philippines

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641281720

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of the Philippines. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Diwali

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961977

In Diwali, early readers will learn about the Hindu holiday of Diwali and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols of Diwali while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Diwali online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Diwali also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Syrian Heritage

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534130777

Syrian Heritage in the Celebrating Diversity in My Classroom series explores the geography, languages, religions, food, and culture of Syria in a fun age-appropriate way. Students with Syrian heritage are a significant and important part of the fabric of America and this book helps foster empathy in all students and a multicultural community in the classroom. Glossary, index, and additional backmatter aids further learning.

The Greatest Table

Michael J. Rosen (author) Becca Stadtlander (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609869

In a world of bountiful food yet increasing food insecurity, we are called to remember that all creatures have a place—and may be fed sustainably—at the greatest, communal table offered by our planet.

Abolitionists: What We Need Is Action

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480757660

Ignite a passion for history as students learn more about the abolitionists that organized during the early nineteen century to end slavery. The Abolitionists: What We Need Is Action e-Book offers an exciting nonfiction reader to support social studies lesson plans. Exploring some of the events during this time in America's history, this informative text spotlights significant pioneers in the abolitionist movement including William Lloyd Garrison, Sarah and Angelina Grimké, Frederick Douglass, William Still, and Harriet Tubman. Authentic artifacts, including maps, government documents, and other primary sources offer an intimate glimpse of life during this era.

The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

Sophia Gholz (author) Kayla Harren (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138421

Recipient of the 2019 Eureka! Honors Award Winner -Best of 2019 Kids Books - Most Inspiring Category As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.

A Fist for Joe Louis and Me

Trinka Hakes Noble (author) Nicole Tadgell (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534146174

Gordy and his family live in Detroit, Michigan, the heart of the United States automobile industry. Every night after coming home from work at one of the plants, Gordy's father teaches him how to box. Their hero is the famous American boxer Joe Louis, who grew up in Detroit. But the Great Depression has come down hard on the economy. Detroit's auto industry is affected and thousands of people lose their jobs, including Gordy's father. When his mother takes on work with a Jewish tailor, Gordy becomes friends with Ira, the tailor's son, bonding over their shared interest in boxing and Joe Louis. As the boys' friendship grows, Gordy feels protective of Ira, wanting to help the new boy fit in. At the same time, America is gearing up for the rematch between Joe Louis and the German boxer, Max Schmeling. For many Americans this fight is about good versus evil (US against Nazi Germany). Against the backdrop of the 1938 Fight of the Century, a young boy learns what it means to make a stand for a friend.

Learn Spanish Words

M. J. York (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781631434914

Provides useful words, numbers, greetings, and phrases in Spanish. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, an introduction to the basic grammatical rules of the language, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Learn Mandarin Chinese Words

M. J. York (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781631434860

Provides useful words, numbers, greetings, and phrases in Mandarin Chinese. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, an introduction to the basic grammatical rules of the language, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Learn German Words

M. J. York (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781631434884

Provides useful words, numbers, greetings, and phrases in German. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, an introduction to the basic grammatical rules of the language, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Learn Russian Words

M. J. York (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781631434907

Provides useful words, numbers, greetings, and phrases in Russian. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, an introduction to the basic grammatical rules of the language, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Learn Japanese Words

M. J. York (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781631434891

Provides useful words, numbers, greetings, and phrases in Japanese. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, an introduction to the basic grammatical rules of the language, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Learn Vietnamese Words

M. J. York (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836327

Provides useful words, numbers, greetings, and phrases in Vietnamese. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, an introduction to the basic grammatical rules of the language, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Hephaestus: God of Fire, Metalwork, and Building

Teri Temple (author) Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837966

Introduces the Greek god Hephaestus and explains his importance; features well-known Greek myths about this god; and includes a map of ancient Greece and a family tree of the principal Greek gods. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative sidebars, a list of Greek characters introduced in the text, a list of equivalent Roman gods and goddesses, sources for further research including websites, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Race around the World

Jeanne Marie Ford (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837812

Offers readers a captivating look into the race between journalists Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland as they compete to be the first person to travel around the globe in less than 80 days. Learn about how these female journalists broke barriers for women in the United States. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Zeus: King of the Gods, God of Sky and Storms

Teri Temple (author) Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838000

Introduces the Greek god Zeus and explains his importance; features well-known Greek myths about this god; and includes a map of ancient Greece and a family tree of the principal Greek gods. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative sidebars, a list of Greek characters introduced in the text, a list of equivalent Roman gods and goddesses, sources for further research including websites, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

All-Time Best WNBA Players

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836730

Our expert author picks the best players in the 20-plus year history of the WNBA. Find out what made the players stars and how they helped build the league into what it has become. Additional features to enhance the text include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

WNBA Champions

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836754

Every year, the WNBA crowns a champion. In this book, meet all of them! Find out which teams have won the most championships, who the top players were on the teams, and what made them into champions. Additional features to enhance the text include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

WNBA Records and Trivia

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836761

Who scored the most points? Who played the most games? Which players have carved their names into the WNBA record books? Find out who has piled up the points and see the records that need breaking! Additional features to enhance the text include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Abigail Adams: Champion for Women

Tyler Omoth (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825413

Offers readers an inside look into the life of Abigail Adams and how she influenced the nation as First Lady. Learn all about her progressive stance on women's rights in the 1700s, and her campaign for education rights for all. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, an author introduction, and sources for further research.

Ares: God of War

Teri Temple (author)Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837911

Introduces the Greek god Ares and explains his importance; features well-known Greek myths about this god; and includes a map of ancient Greece and a family tree of the principal Greek gods. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative sidebars, a list of Greek characters introduced in the text, a list of equivalent Roman gods and goddesses, sources for further research including websites, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Learn Arabic Words

M. J. York (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836211

Provides useful words, numbers, greetings, and phrases in Arabic. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, an introduction to the basic grammatical rules of the language, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.